RRCAT Newsletter - Issue 1 of 2007

  From the Director's Desk
  From the Editorial Board

 Accelerator Programme:
  A.1: HV generator of the 750 keV DC accelerator achieved the target voltage
  A.2: Large magneto-resistance in the Heusler alloy Ni50Mn34In16
  A.3: Testing of high Tc superconducting current leads
  A.4: Status of Indus Controls
  A.5: Development of High Power Solid State RF Amplifier
  A.6: Structural characterization of low-Z containing thin films using soft x-ray resonant reflectivity
  A.7: First diffraction pattern using Indus-2

 Laser Programme:
  L.1: Laser based electron acceleration
  L.2: Development of S-20 optical streak cameras under Indo-Russian (ILTP) collaboration program
  L.3: Single shot tilted pulse-front autocorrelator for diagnostics of ultra short pulse laser beams
  L.4: Deposition of metal nanoparticles using multi-picosecond laser pulses
  L.5: Use of a hollow conic beam to enhance atom transfer in BEC set-up
  L.6: In-vivo, non-invasive measurement of gradient refractive index profile of crystalline lens of fisheye
  L.7: Multi-wavelength Fiber Bragg Grating writing using 255 nm radiation
  L.8: Generation of 100W green laser beam by intracavity doubling of diode-side-pumped Q-switched Nd:YAG laser
  L.9: Demonstration of > 3.4 mW laser at 266nm by intracavity doubling
  L.10: Preparation of dye-doped silica nanoparticles and exploration of their use as fluorescent probe
  L.11: Development of high power laser diodes
  L.12: Fundamental studies on MOVPE grown semiconductor heterostructures
  L.13: Studies on GaN and GaP nanostructures

  I.1: Computing and Information Management development at RRCAT
  I.2: Developments in Networking and Communication at RRCAT
  I.3: Development of special glass cells for laser activity

 Theme Articles:
  T.1: Laser based instruments for the nuclear fuel cycle
  T.2: Industrial Electron Accelerators
  T.3: Total external reflection x-ray fluorescence spectrometry

Publications from RRCAT during July 2006 to December 2006

  N.1: DAE's laudable contributions to LHC bring acclaim from CERN
  N.2: Foundation Day 2007 function
  N.3: National Science Day 2007 celebration
  N.4: Women's Day 2007 celebration
  N.5: National Laser Symposium NLS-06 held at RRCAT
  N.6: 4th Asian Particle Accelerator Conference APAC-07 held at RRCAT
  N.8: Transfer of technology from RRCAT
  N.9: Awards and Prizes won by RRCAT scientists during Jyly 2006 to Dec. 2006

RRCAT Newsletter - Issue 1 of 2007

Editorial Board:
  • Dr. P. A. Naik
  • Dr. S. B. Roy
  • Dr. G. S. Lodha
  • Sh. Anil Banerji
  • Smt. Alpana Rajan
  • Dr. Vinit Kumar
  • Dr. S. K. Majumdar
  • Sh. J. K. Pattnaik
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